Recently, Hired, a marketplace that matches tech talent with suitable companies across the world came up with the 2019 Brand Health Report. It surveyed 3,600 participants to analyse the tech trend right now. The report concluded several things including whom tech talent prefers to work for, what aspects they look for in a company, and more.
After having seen the top tech brands in London revealed by the report, here we come up with the tech trend in Paris. As per Hired, 55% of the overall participants do not want to work for a company if they were not interested in the company’s mission. The report adds that 59% of them are ready to work remotely. Having said that, here is the list of top tech brands in Paris in 2019.
Founders: David Fisch, Franck Le Ouay, Jean-Baptiste Rudelle, Romain Niccoli
Funding: €57.6 million
Valuation: $799 million
Founded year: 2005
Why its hot: Criteo is a global leader enabling brands and retailers connect more shoppers to the things that they want. Criteo Commerce Marketing Ecosystem is an open, secure, fair and transparent environment where brands, retailers, and publishers collaborate to convert data into action all through the purchase journey.
Founders: Michael Benabou
Valuation: $3 billion
Founded year: 2011
Why its hot: Vente Privee aka VeePee is a pioneer and leader in event sales with a presence in 14 countries. The company works every day to transform e-commerce into an emotional experience for 72 million customers. They use new technologies to provide the best possible experience for their customers.
Founders: Paulin Dementhon
Funding: €48.9 million
Valuation: €267 million
Founded year: 2010
Why its hot: Drivy was acquired by Getaround, which is the leading car-sharing platform in Europe with a presence in six countries. The company aims to provide convenient access to shared cars to city-dwellers via their phones. Drivy is expanding into new cities and optimising its services and apps to enhance the customer experience.
Founders: Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, Justin Ziegler, Olivier Mathiot
Funding: €9.6 million
Valuation: €200 million
Founded year: 2000
Why its hot: PriceMinister is a French company operating an online buying and selling platform for professionals and individuals. It was the fifth most visited e-commerce website in France. In 2010, the company was acquired by Rakuten, a leading Japanese e-commerce site and fast-expanding internet group, which is well-known for offering cashback deals and rewards.
Founders: Quentin Le Brouster, Thibaud Hug de Larauze, Vianney Vaute
Founded year: 2014
Why its hot: Back Market is a leading company in the refurbished B2C market connecting consumers, startups and SMEs with professional sellers. The company assures to acquire certified electronic devices at affordable prices. The mission of the company is to make sure the refurbished product consumption becomes mainstream.
Founders: Omar Benmoussa, Othmane Bouhlal, Yannick Hascoet
Funding: €5 million
Valuation: €20 million – €30 million
Founded year: 2012
Why its hot: Kapten, acquired by Intelligent Apps, is a major player in the ride-hailing market in France. It is the best-rated app and has grown to popularity quickly. The company operates in Paris, Lyon, French Riviera, London, Porto and Lisbon. Having entered a joint venture between Daimler AG and BMW, it lets the company focus more on expansions in Europe.
Founders: Firmin Zocchetto, Florian Fournier, Ghislain de Fontenay
Funding: €89.5 million
Valuation: €280 million – €420 million
Founded year: 2015
Why its hot: PayFit is an ultra-intuitive SaaS solution created to digitise all complex aspects related to human resources and payroll. The solution enables users to manage the process of hiring employees, manage the payslips, paid holidays, expense reports, and the end of contract. PayFit is a dedicated payroll expert assistance too.
Founders: Alexis Lê-Quôc, Olivier Pomel
Funding: €134 million
Valuation: $640 million
Founded year: 2010
Why its hot: DataDog is a monitoring platform for cloud applications. The company brings data from containers, databases, servers, and third-party services together. It helps teams avoid downtime and fix performance issues and make sure customers get the best user experience.
Founders: David Durrleman, Eric Sibony, Jeremy Jawish
Funding: €89.2 million
Valuation: €212 million – €318 million
Founded year: 2013
Why its hot: Shift Technology provides insurance companies with an innovative SaaS solution to scale and improve fraud detection and claims handling. The analyses performed by the company are thorough and fast, qualitative and quantitive. Shift Technology has efficient algorithms that are customised to reproduce fraud handlers’ deductive reasoning and make quicker investigations.
Founders: Alexis Fogel, Bernard Liautaud, Guillaume Maron, Jean Guillou
Funding: €150 million
Valuation: $440 million – $660 million
Founded year: 2009
Why its hot: Dashlane simplifies and secures users’ digital identity. It saves all the personal information available online. The Dashlane app is compatible with all platforms and devices and automatically fills and stores passwords, payment details, and personal data to help monitor, manage, and protect users’ digital identity. Dashlane is a global solution for sealess online security.
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